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Thursday, 11.12.2009 / 8:32 AM ET / GameDay at the Forum
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Gameday Events - Lightning v. Wild
Military Night presented by Grow Financial

In observance of Veterans Day, the Military Night Out program is designed to honor and reward our heroes for the work they do at home and abroad. Each game, one serviceman or woman receives special recognition, but on this special night, the Lightning would like to take the opportunity to thank as many as we can for their service to our country and for helping to maintain our freedoms.


  • 5:30pm - Medallions and Shots Opens
  • 6:00pm - Early Doors (Plaza & Club Level, Suite Level and XO opens)
  • 6:30pm - Regular Doors (Terrace Level opens)
  • 7:00pm - Team Warmups Begin (15 minutes)
  • 7:35pm - National Anthem
  • 7:40pm - Puck Drop

Anthem Singer

  • SSgt. Andrew DiFiesta US Army

Let's Play Hockey

  • Mateo Jarrin, Taylor Sexton & Keith Hutcheson

God Bless America

  • Sergeant 1C Jeff Nance

Color Guard

  • Korean War Veterans Assn., Baldomero Lopez, Medal of Honor, Tampa Chapter #175

Lightning Honor Military In Observance of Veteran's Day

Kids! - Before the game, stop by the MetroPCS Art on Ice area on the West Plaza and letters to our troops. The letters will then be sent overseas by the United States Special Operation Command (SOCOM) to brighten a soldier’s day abroad.

All-Star Level:
  • French's Air Conditioning
  • Wendi M. Black
  • Tower Radiology Centers
  • T-Bear's Toy, Inc.
  • Aegon USA
  • Tower Interventional
Captain Level
  • General Dynamics-OTS
  • Flagstone Pavers
  • Comanco
  • Celestar
  • Cross Construction
  • Tampa Bay Lightning Alumni
Hat-Trick Level
  • Ross Realty Group, Inc.
  • Margaritaville Seafoods
  • Florida Automotive Distributing
  • DeBartolo Holdings, LLC
  • JRP Consulting Services, Inc.
  • Jaime Banas
  • Numara Software
  • Forns Design & Construction, Inc.
  • Andrew Boutilier
  • Eleanor Berberich
  • Chenega Federal Systems
  • Sears Commercial Sales

Individual seats available at:

Special Offer: Get 2 tickets, 2 hot dogs, 2 drinks and parking starting at just $44 a game. CW presents Big Night on a Dime.

Kids get in free with the purchase of an adult ticket. Visit the McDonald's Box Office for more information and to purchase your seats.

Food / Drink Special of the Night

A Wok Works/Bone Yard BBQ sandwich or Entree for $5.00 Check out our Food Finder to locate your nearest vendor.

In-Game Contests

Memorabilia Auction and Jersey Raffle at Section 120
( Proceeds benefitting the Lightning Foundation Annual Grant Program )

West Plaza Activities Begin at 5:30 pm

Booths: Suddath, St. Pete Times, Metropolitan Ministries, Army, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard

Kids Area features: Fanland, Joust, Slap Shot, and Inflatable Entry

WDAE and WFUS will have a promotional table on the plaza

WFUS 103.5 provide music starting at 5:30pm

Food and drinks available at Shots staring at 5:30pm

Post-Game Specials - Channelside

Splitsville: $3 Bacardi, $4 Jack & Finlandia,1/2 off pizza and select sushi
Stump's: $2 Bud & Bud light drafts & 1/2 off select appetizers
Tinatapa's: Buy one get one Mojitos & $4 select tapas